Wright House is a new apartment building for seniors and persons with disabilities in Harrington Village, a new neighborhood in the heart of Shelburne. Wright House opened in July, 2014 and offers 36 affordable one-bedroom apartments. Amenities include a community room with kitchen, lounge, elevators, laundry facilities, beauty salon, storage, underground parking, computer station, garden beds for residents, terrace for social gatherings, and an outdoor garden with sitting area and walking path. The building is energy efficient, supported by solar panels that generate 30KW of electricity, and has achieved NGBS Gold and Enterprise Green Communities certifications. The apartments have rental assistance through USDA Rural Development. Rent includes heat, air conditioning, hot water, laundry and electricity. Wright House offers SASH – Support And Services at Home at no cost for residents.

Features

  • 36 one-bedroom apartments
  • Utilities are included in rent (except telephone and internet service)
  • Laundry facilities on each floor
  • Discounted cable rates
  • Secure entry
  • Smoke-free housing
  • Located within walking distance of churches, shopping center, and bike path
  • Beauty salon
  • Raised garden beds
  • Walking paths
  • On-site exercise room
  • Underground and on-site parking
  • On-site SASH Coordinator
  • 24-hour maintenance emergency system
  • Large common rooms with fireplace and kitchen
  • Central air conditioning
  • Special Services Transportation Authority (SSTA) available
  • On CCTA bus line
  • Weekly Wellness Nurse visits
  • Social, cultural and recreational activities program